5. After completing your rough draft, thoughtfully read and deeply consider the information in “Omit Needless and Overused Words,” pages 100 to 105 in iSkills Start with the Sentence (pdf).
6.Rewrite the following sentences to make them as concise as possible.a)At that present moment, Samantha stepped tenderly toward home plate, where she was at the receiving end of a ball hurled quickly through the air by a player on the competing team, a ball she monitored with her eyes and, in conjunction with the information relayed to her muscles by said eyes, struck with a long piece of wood known as a bat—struck, in fact, with such velocity as to send the ball hurtling over the rear wall. /5 marks b)My point of view that I would like to express is that I think that it is of the utmost importance that each and every one of us does not fail to ever forget to use all of the powers in our means to utter words of courtesy like “thank you.” /5 marks 7. Now, keeping in mind the information in “Omit Needless and Overused Words,” a) re-read your rough draft, and. b) strikeout (use the strikeout feature in Word or on the word processing program you are using) any needless, overused words; beside the overused words, add more effective words, and highlight those additions.
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